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Demosthenes

Demosthenes was a Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens. His orations constitute a significant expression of contemporary Athenian intellectual prowess and provide an insight into the politics and culture of ancient Greece during the 4th century BC. Demosthenes learned rhetoric by studying the speeches of previous great orators. He delivered his first judicial speeches at the age of 20, in which he argued effectively to gain from his guardians what was left... Read More

Born384 BC
Athens, Greece
Died12 October 322 BC (aged 62)
Kalaureia, Greece
OccupationLogographer

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